We’re all a little bit Irish come March 17, but if you’re in the market for something more meaningful than a pint of green beer, hop aboard this delightful nine-day adventure to the Emerald Isle. Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, traditional music in a local pub... seriously, it doesn’t get much more quintessentially Irish than this. We mix the essential sites and time in the villages to really round out the experience. Even if Ireland isn’t the Old Country for you, this trip will make you feel as though you’re back home.
Start/Finish City: Dublin to Belfast
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Grading: 2 - Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
|May 4, 2024||from $3,059 CAD - Compared to $3,399 CAD||Per Person|
|June 1, 2024||from $3,176 CAD - Compared to $3,529 CAD||Per Person|
|1||Sat May 4||Dublin|
|2||Sun May 5||Dublin|
|3||Mon May 6||Dublin/Killarney|
|4||Tue May 7||Killarney|
|5||Wed May 8||Killarney/Galway City|
|6||Thu May 9||Galway City|
|7||Fri May 10||Galway City/Belfast|
|8||Sat May 11||Belfast|
|9||Sun May 12||Belfast|
Day 1 – Dublin
Arrive at any time.
We recommend arriving a day or two early to fully explore this lively city. There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.
Day 2 – Dublin
Take a free day to roam the cobblestone streets of this historic city.
Walk along the riverside, or marvel at the city’s medieval castles and cathedrals. Don’t tire yourself out too much – you’ll want to get out later tonight and experience the nightlife that the Temple Bar area is known for.
Day 3 – Dublin/Killarney
Continue on to Killarney with free time to enjoy the town or explore the nearby national park.
Day 4 – Killarney
Enjoy a day trip to experience some sights along the famous Ring of Kerry. Return to Killarney for another night in town.
Day 5 – Killarney/Galway City
Travel to Ireland’s west coast to Galway. Set off on a guided walking tour before enjoying a free afternoon to explore the city’s colourful streets and bohemian atmosphere.
Day 6 – Galway City
Travel to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher. Hike the picturesque countryside along the cliffs. Gaze out at the splendour before returning to Galway for the evening. Opt for a night out at the local pub.
Spend a few hours following the Wild Atlantic Way from Doolin to the Cliffs of Moher. Soak in the views as you hike the trail. Opt for a picnic along the way.
Day 7 – Galway City/Belfast
Travel along the coast towards Northern Ireland. Stop for lunch in the historic city of Derry, then visit the mysterious Dark Hedges. End the day in Belfast.
Day 8 – Belfast
Stop at the Giant’s Causeway and marvel at the natural phenomenon of its volcanic columns. Continue on to Bushmills Distillery for a guided tour of the oldest working distillery in Ireland. Return to Belfast.
Day 9 – Belfast
Depart at any time.
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